Events in Sport in August 1941

  • Aug 1 NY Yankee Lefty Gomez walks most (11) in a shutout (Yanks 9, St L 0)

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Aug 3 Browns pitcher Johnny Niggling gets Joe DiMaggio in 4 at bats to stop DiMaggio's streak of 74 games in reaching base

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Aug 6 Detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning
  • Aug 18 Phillies commit 8 errors in a baseball game
  • Aug 28 8th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 37, All-Stars 13 (98,203)
  • Aug 30 St Louis Card Lon Warneke no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 2-0